Introducing Lance Weiler!

I am proud to announce yet another new columnist at the Blog Herald, Lance Weiler! Lance will be joining our family as a biweekly columnist focusing on all things digital media, particularly how it relates to social media, blogging, and social networks. So, where does Lance get the chops to write about this kind of stuff?

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Introducing Amit Agarwal!

And, just in time for Christmas, the Blog Herald is very proud to announce another writer joining our team- one of the biggest bloggers out there, Amit Agarwal.

Amit’s blog, Digital Inspirations is a virtual juggernaut in traffic, and is one of the most popular blogs not just in India, but the whole world.

At his blog, Amit serves up piping hot productivity tips every day on a smorgasbord of topics, ranging from “Dealing With Plagiarism Online”, to “Google Alerts — An Advanced Tutorial”, to “How to Add Language Translation Flags To Your Site”. [Read more…]

Trimming Down the Author List

The Blog Herald has changed ownership a couple of times, and with each change of hands, a new set of editors, columnists and contributors comes in. You can therefore expect the list of authors to be quite long–in fact, it was becoming longer than any item on the blog’s footer. We therefore decided to trim down the list to the current set of contributors. This includes new ones, those who stayed on from the previous batch, as well as previous editors Matt and Duncan.

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Introducing Ed Lee!

I am proud to announce yet another blogger to our roster. We have brought on Ed Lee to discuss the ins and outs of blogging as how it has affected the public relations industry (hint: it has, and in a large way). Ed brings his experience as a three year veteran of the public relations industry, working on campaigns in three countries (U.K., U.S.A. and Canada) for a plethora of corporate, technology and consumer clients. He is currently a senior consultant for Internet Communications at iStudio, one of Canada’€™s leading on-line communications consultancies. [Read more…]

The Blog Herald Welcomes Andy Merrett

The Blog Herald is pleased to introduce another new member of the team: Andy Merrett. We met Andy through the Blue Fish Network, which J. Angelo has been part of since last year.

Andy has been blogging for nearly 3 years and started blogging professionally full-time in July of 2006. He writes for several of Shiny Media‘s blogs, including Tech Digest and HDTVUK, as well as his own blogs. Andy also runs the Blue Fish Network group of independent web sites. His main areas of interest and expertise are technology, Internet trends, music, relationships, and blogging, particularly with a UK focus. Before becoming a full-time blogger, he had a number of IT jobs in both the charity and commercial sector. [Read more…]

Liz Strauss Joins the Blog Herald!

In our cavalcade of bloggers we’re introducing this week, I am thrilled to introduce a blogger who is possibly the nicest and classiest blogger I have ever met. But in addition to her popular “successful” blog, this blogger brings credentials! She has worked over 20 years in print, software, and online publishing. Furthermore, as VP and Publisher for an American textbook company, she developed products and strategic plans with publishers in Europe, Australia, the UK, and Ireland. This “successful” blogger blogs about communicatoins, writing, and what makes your blog “successful”. Of course, I am referring to the one and only, Liz Strauss from!

Liz will be joining the rest of our blogger family as another weekly columnist, and kicks her run with us on a topic that most bloggers know about — transparency and authenticity.

Welcome aboard Liz. The Blog Herald is lucky to have you! :)

Introducing Micah Sparacio (And Friends!)

The Blog Herald is proud to announce that that Micah Sparacio will be joining its stable of regular bloggers. Micah is a philosophy teacher (and student) at Temple University, currently working on his dissertation in philosophy of mind, currently entitled “Making up the Mind: Understanding the realization relation between mind and matter”, and will bring an academic focus to the Blog Herald.

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Scott Karp Joins The Blog Herald!

I am very proud to announce that Scott Karp, a blogger better known for his work over at has joined the Blog Herald as a weekly columnist. I have been a tremendous fan of his work at for quite some time. Scott never fails to bring crisp thoughts and sharp writing to his own brand of particularly insightful thoughts and commentary on media and digital technology. [Read more…]

Derek van Vliet Joins The Blog Herald!

Today, Derek van Vliet joins the Blog Herald as one of its new weekly columnists. Derek is an Ontario native who has been programming for most of his life. In the last year he has been active in social news, and in particular, social bookmarking. Derek will be sharing his thoughts in this new and topical area of social media.

But Derek’s more than just an ordinary fan of social bookmarking.

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